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Caustic soda flakes

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PCC Rokita SA / Chlorine Business Unit
Chemical name
Sodium hydroxide, solid
CAS No.
1310-73-2
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Sodium hydroxide in solid form, also called caustic soda, is an inorganic chemical compound belonging to the strongest alkali. In solid form, it is a white substance with crystalline appearance (flakes). It has hygroscopic properties. It is perfectly soluble in water, forming corrosive soda lye , which is accompanied by the release of significant amounts of heat.

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Properties and applications
  • the production process fulfils Kosher, Halal, GMO, TSE / BSE requirements
  • used for the production of aluminium in the steell and metallurgical industries
  • paper production
  • refining of crude oil, mineral oils in the petrochemicals industry
  • in the cosmetics industry – production of hard (sodium) soap, detergents, exfoliating masks
  • industrial cleaning
  • component of several plasticisers in the construction industry
  • pH regulation in water treatment processes
  • raw material in the manufacture of pigments and dyes for paints
  • pharmaceuticals industry
  • cleaning and disinfection in animal husbandry and beekeeping
  • preventing diseases and protecting plants in orcharding
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Markets and applications
Adhesives
Agrochemicals / Chemicals in animal husbandry, Crop protection & fertilizers
Detergents
Food industry / Cleaning products for installations in food industry
Fuel industry
I&I Cleaning
Metallurgical industry / Metal cleaning, Metalworking
Mining & Drilling / Metal mining, Oil&gas extraction
Oilfield
Paints & Coatings
Personal Care
Power industry
Pulp & Paper
Raw materials and intermediates
Tanning industry
Textile industry
Water & Wastewater treatment / Antiscalants, scale & corrosion inhibitors, Wastewater treatment, Water treatment

Function
Bleaching agents
Cleansing agents
Degreasing agents
Metal working fluids
pH regulators
Raw materials & intermediates

Composition
Alkali

Segment
Chloralkali, raw materials and intermediates

Alternative names
Sodium hydroxide, solid, Sodium hydroxide, caustic soda, Caustic Soda NaOH, caustic soda, solid NaOH, Natrium hydroxid, Sodium hydrate, Sodium Hydroxide, Caustic soda 98%
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